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Identified: April 14, 1994
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Summary and Comment: The Autopsy Report states:
- Cause of death: Gunshot wound of left chest, inhalation of smoke and carbon monoxide due to fire
- Advanced decomposition.
Summary and Comment: The DOJ Report states:
- Identified Branch Davidians From April 19 Fire … Joseph Martinez died of smoke and carbon monoxide inhalation. His body was found inside the bunker. His body was identified from dental records. He was 8 years old.
Summary and Comment: The Inquest Certificate states:
- Cause of death: Suffocation due to overlay and structural collapse.
This cause of death does not agree with the other two reports, wherein "suffocation" and "structural collapse" are not mentioned.
Bone chart and
medical glossary available on line.
Anomalies in the Forensic Process may also be helpful.